Tools

Tools 工具

High-performance PCs and iMacs installed with the following specialist software for supporting digital scholarship research:

Software in Workstations

PCs iMacs
Computer-aided design (CAD)
  • AutoCAD - For creating precise 2D and 3D drawings
  • AutoCAD - For creating precise 2D and 3D drawings
Data cleaning
  • OpenRefine - For data cleaning and transformation
  • OpenRefine - For data cleaning and transformation
Data mining and analytics
Data visualisation
Geo-spatial analysis and visualisation
  • Geographic information system (GIS) software for mapping & geospatial data analysis
  • Google Earth Pro - For creating maps in visualizing spatial data
  • Geographic information system (GIS) software for mapping & geospatial data analysis
  • Google Earth Pro - For creating maps in visualizing spatial data

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

Multi-media production
  • Adobe Creative Cloud - For multi-media production which includes software such as Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator and Premiere Pro
  • Blender - For 3D creation from modelling to video production
Statistical analysis
  • IBM SPSS - For statistical analysis in social science
  • Atlas.ti - For qualitative analysis of large bodies of textual, graphical, audio and video data
  • NVivo - For qualitative data analysis

 

Online tools

Data Mining and Analytics

  • Plotly - For online data analytics and visualization

Data Publishing

  • Omeka.net - For creating online exhibitions

Text processing and analysis

  • T-PEN (The Transcription for Paleographical and Editorial Notation) - For transcript of manuscript images contributed by subscribers
  • Voyant Tools - For text analysis
  • MARKUS - For tagging personal names, place names, temporal references, and bureaucratic offices automatically in files with classical Chinese texts

 

Workshops and seminars to introduce tools for digital scholarship research are arranged from time to time.  Please note that the Library IS NOT responsible for individual license of paid software.

For enquiries, please email to dslab@lib.cuhk.edu.hk.